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Pete's Wicked Rally Cap Ale - Pete's Brewing Company

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Pete's Wicked Rally Cap AlePete's Wicked Rally Cap Ale

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74
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135 Ratings
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Ratings: 135
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.2
pDev: 12.81%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pete's Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Blonde Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 04-03-2004)
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harpus

Alabama

3/5  rDev -6.3%

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rorjets

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -6.3%

01-15-2014 03:02:18 | More by rorjets
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drbenderdo

Michigan

3/5  rDev -6.3%

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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

12-20-2013 22:59:26 | More by LXIXME
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JamLand

Texas

3/5  rDev -6.3%

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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

05-16-2013 14:06:12 | More by Slatetank
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

03-26-2013 02:38:56 | More by M_C_Hampton
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

03-17-2013 14:18:11 | More by grahamboudreaux
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -6.3%

02-12-2013 17:01:09 | More by djrn2
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generallee

New York

3.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Petes Wicked Ales were some of the first craft/non-Bud style beers that started me on the road to realy good beer.This one has a light straw yellow color with a light fizzy white head which fades out quickly. The aroma has faint pale maltiness and a slight touch of tangy lemon. The flavor mirrors the aroma and offer a light thin easy drinking body. This makes for an ok summer beer but not one I would seek out.

Serving type: bottle

09-02-2012 17:37:09 | More by generallee
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crobinso

Colorado

2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

07-16-2012 01:00:08 | More by crobinso
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avisong

Virginia

3/5  rDev -6.3%

04-19-2012 02:47:20 | More by avisong
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cdwil

Texas

3/5  rDev -6.3%

12-25-2011 14:34:50 | More by cdwil
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cantfindme

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

12-08-2011 22:39:08 | More by cantfindme
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +25%

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PaBeerLover

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +25%

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Burt

Rhode Island

3/5  rDev -6.3%

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BierBliss

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +25%

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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

2.55/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

This beer poured out as a light yellow color with a fizzy white head that doesn't last very long. The smell of the beer is of malts and just a touch of citrusy lemon. The taste of the beer was very light, almost watery in flavor, just a little bit of malts in there along with a little bit of hops. The mouthfeel is extremely light and pretty not enjoyable to me. Overall I just wasn't able to get into this brew. Not sure if it was the lack of flavors or what. I won't need to have this one again anytime soon.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2011 17:29:04 | More by Knapp85
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wahhmaster

Virginia

2.68/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a Sam Adams Boston Lager glass.

Appearance: Pours a translucent, very pale color. Has a large, fizzy head that dissipates quickly and leaves little lacing.

Smell: Lemon comes through strongly in the nose. Has a hint of wheat malt in the background but it's subdued.

Taste: Slightly bitter up front with a lager-esque hoppiness to it. Develops a wheaty, malty, lemony flavor towards the back. All in all, very meh.

Mouthfeel: Crisp and clean, like a lager.

Drinkability: A pretty drinkable brew but not a very exciting one. Really, there is nothing about this beer to set it apart from anything else. I'd have it again if it were offered to me but I can't see myself buying it again.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2010 04:25:09 | More by wahhmaster
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Arithmeticus

Maryland

3.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: golden yellow hue; ample carbonation
S: very little smell; whiff of lemon
T: light, sweet; not much depth or breadth to the flavor, which dissipates quickly
M: smooth, perhaps a bit too thin
D: it comes close to lawnmower drinkability

I disliked this beer the first time around; the second time, it proved less distasteful.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2010 02:33:28 | More by Arithmeticus
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LyonsHead

Ohio

3.38/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A: Pale orange with a think white head that disappeared quickly and left no lacing.

S: Good malty base with a heavy whiff of wheat and lemon. Oddly enough Im getting some of that dark crystal malt fruit character in the nose (maybe its just a touch of munich)

T: very caramel sweet with a pretty distinct bready flavor (im convinced it was munich I was smelling earlier. There isn't a great deal of lemon flavor but rather something I would just classify as citrus (its hop flavor, its not actual lemon as the label indicates)

M: light body, finishes a touch sweet. A dryer finish would lend itself better to the hops and may balance this beer out a bit more.

D: This beer confused me, It looks like a light pale ale, it smells like a summer beer, but my overall impression was that of an out of style marzen. not bad overall, kind of feel like it has an identiy crisis goin on

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2010 18:33:32 | More by LyonsHead
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.45/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

An average (at best) blonde ale that seems too weak to showcase a pure malt character. But with floral aromas and soft fruitiness, the aroma digs it out of the cellar a bit.

The beer begins with a Blonde-enough look. Striving for a Pilsner stature, the beer falls a bit on the fizzy side and fails to maintain a formitable head. Light lacing as the over-carbonated beer falls flat and lifeless rather quickly.

Soft floral notes and citrus aromas work well with the soft esters of apples and pears. A harsher sulfur character comes in late and wrecks the pleasantries.

Flavors do much the same: light fruity notes early to accompany a crisp cracker-like malt base. But soon after, the beer weakens and the sulfurs give a heavy match-stick flavor that also interferres with texture. Hop bitterness seems approprite and aids in the citrusy ester profile and dryness.

Soft and smooth early with roughness and thinness comming into play later. Grainy finish and weak aftertaste cuts the beer short.

This is probably the same beer as the Strawberry Blonde but without the strawberry character, the hops give better balance and consistency to the beer.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2010 11:59:04 | More by BEERchitect
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stakem

Pennsylvania

2.85/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Pours clear with a very light orange color. Less than a finger of white head that does not have much retension. Little bit of lacing on the glass. Lemon dominating both the nose and taste. Light feel with this beer and a medium amount of carb. Tiny bit of malt sweetness present which makes the lemon taste a bit more tolerable. I guess one could categorize this beer along with all the other "lawnmower beers" that you could really appreciate after a day of work in the summer heat.

Serving type: bottle

11-01-2009 22:34:05 | More by stakem
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OldSchoolGamer

Ohio

3/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I have had Pete's Wicked Ale before and didn't care for it. Here is my review of their summer seasonal.

A: Pours a really clear golden color. Some bubbles coming from the bottom. Head dissipated very quickly. No lacing.

S: Doesn't smell very appetizing. Smells pretty metallic with hints of sweetness and hints of earthy malts.

T: Tastes a bit better than the smell. I get a lot grain in the flavor. Some wheat. There is also a bit of licorice in the flavor as well. There is sopposed to be lemon in here, but it is very well hidden. You only get a hint of it. Pretty average overall.

M: Pretty light bodied and somewhat watery. Decent carbonation. Very clean finish. Almost no aftertaste.

D: Well, it does go down like water. Probably the high point of the beer. Somewhat refreshing. Flavor won't keep you coming back for more, but its got decent dinkability.

Overall, this is a very mediocre beer. Nothing stands out about this brew and it only has a little bit more character than the typical macro beers.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2009 19:42:38 | More by OldSchoolGamer
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Pete's Wicked Rally Cap Ale from Pete's Brewing Company
74 out of 100 based on 135 ratings.